Park Place Tower

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Park Place Tower
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Park Place Tower seen from Lincoln Park and Irving Park road
General information
Status Complete
Location 655 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613
Coordinates 41°57′17″N 87°38′51″W / 41.9546°N 87.6475°W / 41.9546; -87.6475Coordinates: 41°57′17″N 87°38′51″W / 41.9546°N 87.6475°W / 41.9546; -87.6475
Completed 1971

Park Place Tower is located at 655 West Irving Park Road, Chicago, Illinois and is a 56-story, 901-unit condominium tower located in the Lakeview neighborhood in the north side of Chicago. Park Place Tower is the tallest building in Chicago outside of downtown.[1] Park Place Tower is one of the largest residential towers in Chicago at 530.5 feet (161.7 m).[2]

Construction and renovation[edit]

The tower was initially built in 1971. The entire building was completely renovated and converted to a condominium building in a multi-million dollar project that lasted from 2001 until 2006.

Design awards[edit]

The Tower's redesign has earned many awards, including:[citation needed]

  • The Interior Design Institute of British Columbia's Best in Show for 2002
  • The Interior Design Institute of British Columbia's Gold Medal Award of Excellence for 2002
  • The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago's Silver "Key Award" - Best Overall Community, Urban for 2002
  • The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago's Silver "Key Award" - Clubhouse/Club Center, Urban for 2002
  • The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago's Silver "Key Award" - Lobbies for 2002

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Park Place Tower Emporis buildings (retrieved 2007-03-14)
  2. ^ [1] Skyscraperpage.com

External links[edit]